Finished Kitchen

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Project by douglbe posted 12-19-2013 03:31 AM 1793 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished the kitchen in July, it only took me 2 years. This was a great learning experience (not that I am ever going to do this again) and a lot fun and at times a little frustration for taking so long. But it was worth it. White Ash face frames, doors, and I made the veneer which I applied to the sides of the plywood cabinets. I applied a pecan stain and wipe on polyurethane finish. Also made the window and door trim along with the chair rail. The cart was fun to build and I like how the butcher block top came out. Hope you enjoy the pictures.

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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#1 posted 12-19-2013 08:24 AM

That looks quite nice good job finishing it up. I’m in the ‘I’ll never scratch build kitchen cabinets with a Ryobi 3000 table saw again’ club.

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#2 posted 12-19-2013 10:28 AM

You will love it for many years to come. Great job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 12-19-2013 10:29 AM

Nice work love the wood.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 12-19-2013 10:41 AM

what a pleasant kitchen to work in & enjoy..I luv the wood choice. great job

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#5 posted 12-19-2013 12:31 PM

Looks professional. Great job. The wood and finish look great.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#6 posted 12-19-2013 12:42 PM

Wow that is great Doug…you did an excellent job,, you must be very pleased with that.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#7 posted 12-19-2013 01:18 PM

Nice work!

-- Blessed to have a wife who supports my addiction...Hobbies!

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#9 posted 12-19-2013 02:36 PM

It’s a beautiful kitchen. You did a nice job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 12-19-2013 04:37 PM

Really nice. I bet most visitors say ” WOW ” when they see that kitchen. That’s what I said from the photos . Good for you… Enjoy

-- When All Else Fails ... Hit Delete

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#11 posted 12-20-2013 12:29 AM

I love your kitchen! great job.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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#12 posted 12-20-2013 03:23 AM

Wow, great job. All the time and effort really shows.

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#13 posted 12-20-2013 06:31 AM


What a feeling of satisfaction you must feel after completing such a nice kitchen! Congratulations!


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#14 posted 12-20-2013 02:30 PM

very sharp wife wants 2 start ours n spring have a feeling mine will probably b a 2 yr projects wife has some big ideals 4 it lol

-- greg indiana

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